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APS Honors Student Athletes, Artists, Coaches, Administrators at 2017 Monk Jones Lecture Series & Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Awards

In what has become a signature sign of spring in Atlanta Public Schools (APS), the district hosted its ninth annual Calvin “Monk” Jones Lecture Series and Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Awards on Tuesday, May 16, on the campus of George Washington Carver High School. Event named in honor of APS legend Calvin “Monk” Jones The event…

Mays Girls Lead Historic Day for APS at Track and Field State Championships

The year of championships in Atlanta Public Schools came to a thrilling conclusion over the weekend as APS student athletes shined at the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship meets over the weekend. From the team standpoint, the Mays girls led the way, winning the Class 6A team championship. It is the…

Maynard Jackson Girls, Grady Boys Win Annual APS Track and Field Championships

The Maynard Jackson girls and Grady boys track and field teams once again showed their dominance as they took home bragging rights at the annual Atlanta Public Schools Championships, which were completed Tuesday evening at Lakewood Stadium. Both teams won the city championship for the fourth consecutive year. For the Grady boys, the win was…

Mays Football Advances to State Quarterfinals; South Atlanta Boys, Mays Girls in Top 10 Basketball Poll

FOOTBALL Mays advanced to the third round of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Football Playoffs on Friday evening. The Raiders (11-1), the No. 1 seed from Class AAAAAA-Region 5, rallied from a 22-8 deficit to defeat Lee County (9-3), 35-22. Mays shut out the Trojans in the second half, while the Raiders responded…

Grady Clinches First Region Title Since 2010; 23 Make Class AA-Region 6 Softball Team

FOOTBALL Grady is the Class AAAAA-Region 6 champion! The Grey Knights clinched the title with a 15-14 win over Riverwood (Fulton County) last Friday. Senior quarterback Caylin Newton led the way by completing 18-of-25 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns – one to DiMarcus Clay for 47 yards, the other for 80 yards to…

ICYMI: Douglass, KAC, Mays Victorious at APSDomecoming 2016 North Atlanta, Grady Win APS Cross Country Titles

Another year, another successful Atlanta Public Schools Domecoming Football Classic. A total of about 10,000 spectators – and hundreds more who stayed outside to tailgate and socialize with their fellow alums – flocked to the Georgia Dome to see five APS schools in action in the 2016 APS Domecoming Football Classic, sponsored by The Loudermilk…